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Ristorante Via Venti

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Via Venti Settembre 32, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
+39 0187 818347
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Cozumel, Mexico
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pear and pecorino pasta was hands down the best pasta I've ever had. I still dream of it. The atmosphere is ok and not the star of the show, but the food speaks for its self.

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another couple at the hotel recommended this restaurant. The seafood was outstanding as were the other menu items. Our waiter recommended an excellent wine. A definite must in Monterosso.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Having read the reviews, my wife and I decided to give this place a try. It was very easy to find from the square of the old town of Monterosso. Definitely off the beaten track and no crowds and noisy tourists. Very personalised service. Great explanation of every dish that was served. The restaurant is family owned and run. Guaranteed... More 

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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We greatly enjoyed our dinner here. It is located in a narrow street but easily located. We selected outdoor dining and had a very enjoyable evening. We would both recommend this restaurant.

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Muskogee, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were recommended here by our guide book. Tucked at the back of a little lane in old town is this wonderful restaurant run by a husband and wife, and his father. It is small 40 seats inside and out so make reservations. The pecorino and pear pasta was absolutely fantastic. You are waited on by the husband and he... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The ravioli with pear and cheese is amazing! The house label wine is great. One of the best meals we had in Italy.

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Thank Patti M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon via venti as our original restaurant had been fully booked. I am so thankful for this as the food as service was great. The waiters joked with us and when the wine we selected was no available they suggested a magnificent wine which was actually cheaper than our original choice. For entree we had meats and bruschetta,... More 

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Thank Kathryn V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was recommended by guests at hotel + signature dish. We asked for best dishes and we tried 2 out of 3 both excellent. Tagliatelle scampi with pesto Citroen sauce. Light but extremely flavorsome. Then piece de resistance pear & pecorino pasta in cheese sauce. Sounds weird but fantastic pear really works with pecorino cheese . Then followed by tiramisu... More 

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Clifton, Virginia
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100 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had some great seafood - swordfish and king prawns - here. The service was good, excellent wine and a very special dessert selection.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Took the train from Rapallo to Monterosso without any specific plan other than to enjoy lunch. Whilst wandering around town happend on Via Venti in an area with many similar establishments. After looking at several menus decided to eat in Via Venti and what a good choice it proved to be. We chose a table inside to avoid the smokers... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Venti Settembre 32, 19016 Monterosso al Mare, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Cinque Terre  >  Monterosso al Mare
  • Phone Number: +39 0187 818347

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?